Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
Helen So
Opinion

Opinion

Helen So and Yolanda Lam

How developing art tech can boost Hong Kong’s cultural soft power

  • Economies like Britain, South Korea and Taiwan have already caught onto the trend driven by the convergence of arts and technology. Hong Kong’s new policy effort needs a team with a long-term vision for the arts and cultural scene

Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
Visitors try out a virtual reality exhibition, “Univers/e”, at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Nora Tam
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Helen So

Helen So

Helen So, an avid arts advocate, is a member of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development, and the Museum Advisory Committee. She holds a masters degree in musicology and ethnomusicology from the University of Oxford, and is a cellist.

Yolanda Lam

Yolanda Lam

Yolanda Lam is a recent graduate of the University of Cambridge, where she studied Education with English and Drama. As a lover of theatre and film, she firmly believes in the value of arts education. When feeling lost in life, she likes to dive into The Alchemist.